"voting" in the noun sense
1. vote, ballot, voting, balloting
a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
"there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"
"they allowed just one vote per person"
"voting" in the verb sense
express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution cast a vote
"He voted for the motion"
"None of the Democrats voted last night"
express one's choice or preference by vote
"vote the Democratic ticket"
express a choice or opinion
"I vote that we all go home"
"She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"
be guided by in voting
"vote one's conscience"
bring into existence or make available by vote
"They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
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